IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2007

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Greater Sandplover Charadrius leschenaultii LC breeding 2007 2 individuals A3
Egyptian Vulture Neophron percnopterus EN breeding 2007 2 individuals A1
Saker Falcon Falco cherrug EN resident 2007 4 individuals A1
Brown-necked Raven Corvus ruficollis LC resident 2007 2 individuals A3
Upcher's Warbler Hippolais languida LC breeding 2007 6 individuals A3
Streaked Scrub-warbler Scotocerca inquieta LC resident 2007 4 individuals A3
Finsch's Wheatear Oenanthe finschii LC breeding 2007 40 individuals A3
Red-headed Bunting Emberiza bruniceps LC breeding 2007 1 individuals A3

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

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IBA Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2018 not assessed not assessed not assessed
Was the whole site covered? No State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information medium

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Agricultural expansion and intensification livestock farming and ranching (includes forest grazing) - nomadic grazing happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Biological resource use hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - unintentional effects (species is not the target) happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium

Condition of key/trigger populations (state)
Scientific Common TargetPop ActualPop Units Remaining Result
Chlamydotis macqueenii Asian Houbara 1 1 individuals 100 favourable
Charadrius leschenaultii Greater Sandplover 7 7 breeding pairs 100 favourable
Neophron percnopterus Egyptian Vulture 3 3 breeding pairs 100 favourable
Aquila nipalensis Steppe Eagle 3 3 individuals 100 favourable
Aquila heliaca Eastern Imperial Eagle 1 1 individuals 100 favourable
Falco cherrug Saker Falcon 4 4 breeding pairs 100 favourable
Corvus ruficollis Brown-necked Raven 2 2 breeding pairs 100 favourable
Hippolais languida Upcher's Warbler 4 4 breeding pairs 100 favourable
Scotocerca inquieta Streaked Scrub-warbler 3 3 breeding pairs 100 favourable
Oenanthe picata Variable Wheatear 1 1 breeding pairs 100 favourable
Oenanthe finschii Finsch's Wheatear 20 20 breeding pairs 100 favourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Not assessed Not assessed Not assessed not assessed
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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Kaplangurskiy State Nature Reserve 282,800 protected area overlaps with site 46,256


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Desert Desert & semi-desert - clay, Desert & semi-desert - salty, Desert & semi-desert - stony -
Wetlands (inland) Standing brackish & salt water -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Scree, boulders & bare rocky areas -
Shrubland Low bushes -
Grassland Dry grassland on sandy soils -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
rangeland/pastureland -
unknown -
nature conservation and research -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Garashor. Downloaded from on 05/10/2022.